Hospital for Special Surgery to open new joint in Connecticut

An Upper East Side medical center known for treating star athletes and baby boomers is expanding its footprint outside the city. But first, state regulators order the elite institution to serve more Medicaid patients.

January 15, 2015 ×


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Insurance co launches a cash-for-health program

But will Amazon gift cards spur healthy behaviors?

December 9, 2014 ×


‘Hands off our hospital’ is the new normal

One hospital tried to close a campus and got hauled into court by disapproving locals. Another attempted to expand, but neighbors said no way. When it comes to health care, community activism is now standard operating procedure.

June 5, 2014 ×


John Qualter’s inner space

John Qualter’s BioDigital Human provides hospitals and med schools with a 3-D atlas of human anatomy.

May 23, 2014 ×

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Corner-store doctor gains traction in New York

Health clinics inside drugstores, which offer immunizations and treatment for minor conditions, have exploded nationwide but largely bypassed New York. That’s about to change.

March 10, 2014 ×


Hydroponics company predicts weed growth in NY

TerraTech Corp., a publicly traded company that specializes in hydroponic plant cultivation, has set up an east coast division and is looking at New York sites. Lawmakers move closer to some legalization.

March 7, 2014 ×


Medical marijuana may not be kind to hospitals

Hospitals in states where medical pot is legal have steered clear of distributing the drug for fear of running afoul of federal laws—and possibly losing government funding.

March 1, 2014 ×


Why the Affordable Care Act doesn’t work for me

One young freelancer’s misadventures in Obamacare may spell trouble for everyone.

November 11, 2013 ×


Some NY businesses cheer DOMA’s Repeal

Some NY businesses cheer DOMA’s Repeal

The Supreme Court’s ruling brings relief to companies that were compensating employees whose same-sex spouses were taxed for receiving benefits that others enjoyed tax-free.

June 28, 2013 ×